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The Tale of Genji - Study Guide Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Genji continues to ignore the Rokujo lady, despite her intense longing for just the sight of the man she loves so much. When the Rokujo lady is almost ready to travel to Kamo, where her daughter will become high priestess, Genji allows himself a visit. After all, he does genuinely feel sorry for the Rokujo lady and he does feel some affection for her, though he does not love her at all.

Genji travels to the temporary shrine where the Rokujo lady and her daughter are staying and the lady receives Genji from behind a curtain. They talk for a bit, but the Rokujo lady does not allow herself to actually see Genji, lest she talk herself out of traveling to Kamo because of her longing for the man. However, Genji does not accept her wishes and he puts his head inside the curtain.

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